Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

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  • Address: 8 Rob Veivers Drive, Kuranda QLD 4881, Australia, Cairns
  • Timings: 09:45 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-740937575
  • Ticket Price: 19 USD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Family And Kids, Bird Watching
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Explore the world of the tropical habitat of butterflies! Barely an hour’s drive away from Cairns; is this exotic world of butterflies, commonly known as Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. The sanctuary has been working for the last 20 years and is said to be the largest butterfly flight aviary in Australia.

The serenity of fresh water flowing from the waterfalls and the tropical plants all around the place makes it a haven for butterflies. The sanctuary is also said to be the homeland of world’s largest moth-the Hercules moth. You actually need to see and believe this majestic creature of the nature.

The guided tour ends with the visit to the air conditioned butterfly museum. 

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary Travel Tips

  • Entry includes a free guided tour (not available separately), and a Behind –The – Scene Laboratory tour.
  • The 4 Park Pass allow entry to Rainforestation, The Wildlife Habitat and Cairns Wildlife Dome, along with Australian Butterfly Sanctuary.
  • The 4 Park Pass is ideal for families or self drivers.
  • Booking is essential for groups of 10 or more.
  • Guided tours through the aviary and laboratory are conducted, throughout the day.

Entrance Ticket Details For Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

  • Children (4 – 14 years) : $9.50
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children) : $47.50

4 Park Pass 

  • For adults : $80 per person , Children (4 – 14 years) : $40
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children) : $200 per family 

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary Hours

  • Guided tour : 10am – 3:15 pm
  • Anzac Day : 1pm  - 4pm 

How to Reach Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

  • By Car

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  • Australian Butterfly Sanctuary Address: 8 Rob Veivers Drive, Kuranda QLD 4881, Australia, Cairns
  • Australian Butterfly Sanctuary Contact Number: +61-740937575
  • Australian Butterfly Sanctuary Timing: 09:45 am - 04:00 pm
  • Australian Butterfly Sanctuary Price: 19 USD
  • Best time to visit Australian Butterfly Sanctuary(preferred time): 10:30 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Australian Butterfly Sanctuary: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 29.83% of people who visit Cairns include Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in their plan

  • 59.18% of people start their Australian Butterfly Sanctuary visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

92.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

People normally club together Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Palm Cove, Queensland while planning their visit to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary.

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